CARNEY, William, (1942 - 2017)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

CARNEY, William, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., July 1, 1942; received preliminary education at St. Catherine of Genoa, Brooklyn, N.Y.; graduated from Delahanty High School, Queens, N.Y., 1960; attended Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla., 1960-1961; United States Army Medical Corps, 1961-1964; sales representative for heavy equipment firm, 1972-1976; member, Suffolk County, N.Y., legislature, 1976-1979; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; private advocate; died on May 23, 2017, in Washington, D.C.